Kieltyka Gladkowski KG Legal is a Polish law firm, with offices in Warsaw and Krakow. Its particular focus is on cross border and multi-jurisdictional matters, primarily within the technology; fintech & blockchain; cybersecurity; media & telecom; healthcare and life sciences; financial institutions; fintech; real estate, construction & infrastructure; transport & logistics; manufacturing; retail & distribution sectors.
We represent domestic and international clients within the full range of size, stage of development and scope of business: investors, start-ups, entrepreneurs, seed and angel venture funds, growing companies, small and mid-size companies, large global corporations.
Kieltyka Gladkowski KG Legal is recognized as one of the leading law firms in the international rankings, including the Legal 500, especially for its cross-border specialisation and expertise, responsiveness and proactive approach.
The primary focus areas of Kieltyka Gladkowski KG Legal are:
KIELTYKA GLADKOWSKI LEGAL developed its Private Client desk services for HNW individuals and their businesses and Next Gen Wealth, including legal advice in wealth management; succession planning; investments across different asset classes; legal support in creating trust funds and tax optimization as well as advice and support on business and corporate structuring.
All of our lawyers have studied and / or worked abroad. In our daily practice, we often work closely with foreign affiliated lawyers.
Kieltyka Gladkowski KG Legal is the member of a number of international organisations, including BioLawEurope F.m.b.A., LifeScience Cluster, International Intellectual Property Law Association, Deutsch-Nordische Juristenvereinigung E.V., Deutsch-Niederländische Rechtsanwaltsvereinigung E.V., Advantage Austria (International unit of the Austrian Chamber of Commerce), Netherlands-Polish Chamber of Commerce, through which KG Legal develops its cross border legal and business capabilities.
IT and new technologies sector (cryptocurrency).
KIELTYKA GLADKOWSKI provided complex assistance to non-EU investor in respect of legal possibilities of cryptocoin mining in Poland. The assistance involved the choice of the legal form of activity in Poland, the shareholding structure, the regulatory requirements, compliance with energy law and the analysis of investment costs (including tax costs) as well as the possibility of investing in special economic zones in Poland.
Enforcement of Swedish court judgment in Poland.
KIELTYKA GLADKOWSKI represented a Swedish joint stock company that entered into a commercial litigation with the Polish company. The dispute arose due to the fact that the bailiff enforcement of an enforceable Swedish judgment in Poland turned out to be ineffective, due to the removal of valuable assets by the debtor from the company. In other words, the debtor in Poland, knowing about the pending litigation in Sweden, instead of defending its claims in the Swedish court, started to remove the assets from its company, thus preparing to enforce the judgment in Poland by the Swedish creditor. KIELTYKA GLADKOWSKI initiated criminal proceedings against the board members of the Polish company and the so-called actio pauliana in the Polish civil court and ultimately successfully settled with the debtor to pay the entire debt.
Litigation in the Polish court of a claim made by Danish corporate client.
After almost 2,5 year-long litigation in the Polish court, KIELTYKA GLADKOWSKI succeeded in being awarded the entire claim in favour of its Danish corporate client. The litigation was pursued against four entities. The dispute was a high-value court case, with cross border elements, including Danish jurisdiction. The matter regarded the international sale of goods under the Vienna Convention and required the analysis of complex issues of limitation period based on Polish and Danish law, counterclaim made by one of the defendants, interpretation of legal provisions of the foreign law courts in the situation when the parties did not have a written contract in place.
Regulatory and compliance assistance for a multinational pharmaceutical company with a subsidiary in Poland.
KIELTYKA GLADKOWSKI acted before the Main Sanitary Inspectorate in Poland in the procedure of obtaining the licence for pharmaceutical wholesale activity of the multinational Client. The Client aimed to obtain the licence for its own entity, while subcontracting the number of tasks of pharmaceutical wholesale entity to subcontractors. The registration of a pharmaceutical wholesale entity in Poland requires the compliance of a number of strict provisions, particularly for the entities having international shareholder structure.
The legal assistance provided by KIELTYKA GLADKOWSKI for the pharmaceutical wholesaler also included advising on the sale of reimbursed medicine in Poland and the principles of parallel import of medicine (including such countries as Canada, Germany and the Netherlands).
GDPR requirements in online sale of goods.
KIELTYKA GLADKOWSKI prepared and provided the Client with the internal regulation, contract and policy of outsourcing the Client’s services to Poland, in compliance with data protection law, both in the UK and Poland. The provided documents were developed in order to adjust the Client’s operations to the requirements of the GDPR. The legal assistance rendered by KG Legal consisted in providing legal opinion about the Client’s activity in the Polish jurisdiction, preparing documents, handling of personal data of the managers and employees, customers buying the Client’s products online and the outsourced subcontractors, as well as the representation before the Polish public authorities in respect of registering the entities responsible for the data privacy and data protection.
KIELTYKA GLADKOWSKI assisted in registering in Poland a sports agency with international shareholding structure. KG Legal created the legal structure of the sale of services offered by the Client in the form of the general agreement set forth in art. 2 section 2 letter c) of the Directive (EU) 2015/2302 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 November 2015 on package travel and linked travel arrangements, amending Regulation (EC) No 2006/2004 and Directive 2011/83/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council and repealing Council Directive 90/314/EEC.
KIELTYKA GLADKOWSKI provided legal services in the area of data protection and data privacy related to high-quality technology solutions rendered by the Client to automakers and their franchised dealers which facilitate the sale of Original Equipment (OE) replacement parts. KG Legal advised on the implementation of a web-based platform designed to provide the solutions for maintenance and repair quote authorization, management and online invoicing connecting leasing companies, fleet operators, suppliers and repairers online in real-time. KG Legal secured the regulations of the collection, processing and storage of the data of all the participants of the platform, namely fleet management companies, leasing companies, repairers and manufacturers.
KG Legal is engaged in negotiations in respect of tailored-made software development by the Polish IT company for a Scandinavian company operating in healthcare industry.
KG Legal is engaged in legal activities in the proceedings before the Polish Office of Competition and Consumer Protection – in connection with the introduction of online financial instruments into the Polish market.
KG Legal provides comprehensive legal assistance in introducing the company into the Polish market, including the establishment of limited liability company, employee business immigration, tax consultations.
KG Legal assists in the purchase of real property, providing comprehensive legal assistance, including the mortgage and security deposit issues.
KG Legal is handling family law case covering the issues of child care, contacts with a child, acknowledgement of fatherhood and alimony as well as it acts on behalf of a foreign Client before Family Court in Poland.
KG Legal is engaged in the activities in respect of Clinical Trial Agreement in cross border cooperation with life science entities.
KG Legal advises on business immigration of US-based company to Poland and provides comprehensive assistance in such issues as: work permits, residence permits, tax consultancy, employee’s issues, contracts with employees.
KG Legal provides legal assistance and expertise to Swiss Client in the process of expanding its business operations in Poland. The assistance includes, among others, the establishment of limited liability company in Poland and finding business partners and subcontractors.
KG Legal advises comprehensively in the legal aspects of the cooperation between the German investor and Cracow’s design office recommended by the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow.
KG Legal represents a Swiss entity investing in the mobile clinic project in cooperation with Polish contractors and entities operating in life science industry
KG Legal advises the manager of the American civil engineering company in settling the issues of the Polish citizenship
KG Legal advises on the renegotiation of a divorce settlement concluded in Switzerland with a spouse – Polish resident, including legal assistance in issues connected with child support and child custody
KG Legal provides legal assistance to a Polish citizen residing in the UK in issues connected with civil proceedings pursued before the Polish court.
KG Legal provides legal assistance to Polish software development company rendering cross border services with regard to non-competition, confidentiality and choice of jurisdiction issues.
KG Legal provides comprehensive legal advice to a British law firm in a cross border personal injury case pending before the UK court and involving a Polish citizen injured in the UK. The legal assistance covers wide spectrum of issues, including assessment of heads of damages, tax planning, tax advice, representation before the Polish Family Court and complex certified translation of documents.
KG Legal advises in connection with the contract for the delivery of services by a foreign entity in relation with the online platform of data exchange, servicing and maintenance as well as management in automotive industry.
KG Legal advises on the legalization of a foreign adoption agency before the Polish administrative authorities as well as in the process of obtaining accreditation
KG Legal represents foreign client in a dispute with Polish real estate developer and in connection with the purchase of real property in Poland, including issues related to advance payment, deposit and refund of the money paid to the real property developer
KG Legal represents the Client in labour law case involving a Polish resident
KG Legal assists a Swiss Clean-tech company in establishing its presence in Poland and commencing cooperation with the Polish technical university as a result of effective networking operations.